Cohen: Ugh . . . I think that might have overwritten the needing-to-battle clause? Maybe? And you’re still responsive this time. Right? Say something.

Patrick: It’s okay, Master, really! You don’t have to make so much effort over a few bruises! And a couple of cuts. And one or two very minor claw-gouges.

Cohen: I’ll make whatever effort I feel like.

Patrick: Yes, sir.

Patrick (present): He was sort of slurring by this point. I might not have understood everything he was trying to say.

Cohen (flashback): . . . find a way to reach th’ chamber of Guf if I have to . . .